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Using Extended Reality (XR) to advance Industry 4.0  

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As manufacturers increasingly embrace Industry 4.0 principles, it is important to understand the breadth of technologies that encompass Digital Transformation. These technologies include IoT, Extended Reality (AR/VR/MR), robotics, additive manufacturing, cloud computing, AI, and of course cyber security. This blog is about using Extended Reality in Manufacturing to advance the implementation of Industry 4.0 Extended … Read more

Using CAD Files to Build Augmented Reality Applications

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A few years ago, Augmented Reality (AR) exited the Gartner hype cycle as an emerging technology. The reason was not due to lost potential, quite the opposite. It was because AR has matured as a viable technology for business investment. Nevertheless, certain challenges persist when it comes to adoption. Access to CAD files to develop … Read more

Move Over 3D printing, Augmented Reality Modeling Has Finally Come of Age

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The 3D printing and additive manufacturing industry is projected to grow to $35 billion in market size by 2026, but as technological advances in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) mature, is 3D printing still the best solution for product development collaboration and ideation? Maybe not. Recent innovations in imaging, graphics and computing have … Read more